General Foreman - Tier 1 Contractor

Location: Ireland

EUR 55,000 - 75,000

Job Type: Perm

Industry: Construction-Infrastructure-Jobs

Job ID: JO-2002-22418

Consultant: Sheila McNeice

Are you a Foreman with 8+ years construction experience and a proven track record in Commercial / Industrial Projects?

If you are interested in discussing this role further, contact Diarmuid on +353-1-6854644 or send your CV to

General Foreman - Tier 1 Contractor - Dublin


Our client is an Irish building contractor with projects across a range of sectors including Residential, Restoration / Refurbishment, Hospitality, Commercial, Industrial, Healthcare and Pharmaceutical.

Based in Ireland they also cover projects in Mainland Europe. 

Job Description

The Foreman is responsible for the day-to-day running of the project reporting to the Project Manager and or Site Manager and working closely with the Senior Engineers, Services Co-Ordinator and Quantity Surveyors and Site Team Members. The Foreman manages Sub-Contractors and on-site personnel driving the project through to successful completion on time, within budget and adhering to the highest standards.

Liaising with 

Site Manager : Sub-Contractors programmes and co-ordination 

Senior Engineer : engineering details and Sub-Contractors co-ordination

Quantity Surveyor : on cost issues

Site Clerk : material and plant requisitioning

Purchasing Manager : procurement of bulk items

Quality & Environmental manager : maintaining site records I accordance with ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 requirements

H&S Officer : promoting the implementation of the Safety Management System

Implementation of Daily and Weekly Programmes together with the issue of programme detail to sub-contractors

Attending weekly Management Team meeting

Maintaining the Site Diary – recording manpower levels for each sub-contractor and keeping detailed notes of all site activities

Compiling labour allocation sheets for the company direct and hired labour

Assisting with the control of plant and equipment on site

Co-ordinating and managing of subcontractors 

Ensuring work is carried out to the highest of standards

Dealing with all Health and Safety issues on site

Ability to motivate Labourors and sub-contractors

Provide clear leadership and direction to the site team while maintaining a professional manner is essential


Trade Qualified Carpenter Preferable

Preferably 8 years General Foreman experience

Excellent interpersonal skills, strong oral and written communication skills

Proven track record in Commercial / Industrial Projects


€55k - €75k negotiable dependent on experience

Full time permanent staff role with great career prospects


Diarmuid Reidy is the consultant managing this position.

If you are a Foreman interested in roles based in Dublin, you can contact Diarmuid by e-mail or phone +353-1-7978720 for a confidential chat.

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